Ethics

17March, 2016

World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) 2016 Confirms Keynote Speakers

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Tuesday 15 March 2016: WITFOR 2016, the World Information Technology Forum focused on progressing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has announced four keynote speakers to headline the event being held in Costa Rica this September.

Organised by the global ICT professional association, IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing), WITFOR 2016 brings together senior policy-makers, […]

16February, 2016

Last Days to Submit Papers for World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) 2016

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Tuesday 16 February 2016: ICT professionals and government policy makers wanting to present their strategies for progressing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals at the IFIP World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) 2016 have two weeks to submit their papers and demo proposals for review.

March 1st 2016 is the deadline for submissions, with the event scheduled […]

1February, 2016

Cyber Security Read: Professional Code Helps IT Worker With Ethical Dilemmas

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In this January’s issue of The Nederland’s Cyber Security Council monthly magazine, Cyber Security Read, IFIP President Leon Strous was interviewed about the increasing reliance on IT and IT workers and the need for a globally adopted professional code.

Excerpt from the original article:

“IT systems have an increasingly great influence on our life. When something goes wrong […]

20January, 2016

IFIP Highlights Importance of Professionalism at UN WSIS Review

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IFIP reaffirmed its commitment to taking strong action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals and called for ICT professionalism to be explicitly recognised during the United Nations General Assembly High Level Meeting last month to review the implementation of the WSIS Outcomes.

Although Founding Chair of IFIP’s Global Industry Council and IFIP IP3 Vice Chair, […]

30December, 2015

Professionalism in IT on the Agenda at UN’s High Level WSIS+10 Review

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The recent high level review of the WSIS+10 outcomes by the United Nations was told that WSIS should explicitly recognize ICT Professionalism since the implementation of WSIS action lines and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires the services of a skilled, competent, ethical, accountable, trustworthy ICT workforce.

The WSIS+10 High Level Meeting was convened by UN General […]

15December, 2015

Global ICT community meets at the UN General Assembly

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Global ICT community meets at the UN General Assembly in support of sustainable development
IFIP IP3 Chair Global Industry Council calls for recognition
of Professionalism in ICT
 

Tuesday 15 December 2015: Chair Global Industry Council and Vice-Chair of IFIP’s International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3), Stephen Ibaraki, was represented at the WSIS+10 High Level meeting, convened by UN General Assembly […]

22October, 2015

United Nations References Importance of ICT Professionalism in Driving Sustainability Outcomes

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MEDIA RELEASE
 
United Nations References Importance of ICT Professionalism
in Driving Sustainability Outcomes
 
Global ICT Professionalism Body – IFIP IP3 – Strengthens Ties with UN General Assembly
 
Thursday 22 October 2015 – New York, USA: Key figures at the United Nations this week heard about the critical role information and communications technology (ICT) professionalism will play in helping to […]

8October, 2015

IFIP IP3 Denounces Actions of Technologists Who Enabled VW DieselGate Scandal

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MEDIA RELEASE

 
IFIP IP3 Denounces Actions of Technologists Who Enabled VW DieselGate Scandal
Global ICT Professional Body Calls for Ban Against Emissions Test Cheating Software
Thursday 8 October 2015 – Daejeon, South Korea: The global body for ICT professionalism has denounced the actions of software engineers who designed and implemented the solution which allowed Volkswagen to distort the […]

17September, 2015

IITPSA Reaches Important Milestone for the IT Professional

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MEDIA RELEASE
IITPSA Reaches Important Milestone for the IT Professional
 

Thursday 17 September 2015 – The Institute of IT Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has announced that its Professional membership grade (PMIITPSA) has been accredited by the International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3).

IITPSA was visited by a team of international IP3 assessors in July. The team interrogated all of […]

3June, 2015

IFIP Expert Calls for More Human-Centric Cloud

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IFIP Expert Calls for More Human-Centric Cloud
 

Wednesday 3 June 2015 – A leading expert on Cloud Computing says ICT professionals need to take a more human-centred approach to software design and build greater levels of user protection into Cloud-based systems.

Norberto Patrignani, Chair of IFIP’s Domain Committee on Cloud Computing (DCCC) and Senior Associate Lecturer in […]